Winter Family Festival

 

Celebrate the Holidays at the Winter Family Festival

It is holiday time, and snow is in the air once again in Studio City, CA.  The Studio City Residents Association’s Fourth Annual Winter Family Festival and Festival of Giving will be held at Studio City Recreation Center (aka “Beeman Park”) on Sunday, December 14, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Studio City Recreation Center is located at 12621 Rye Street, Studio City, CA 91604. Last year, more than 4,500 people got into the holiday spirit and gave back to the community as well at this popular free event, which is presented to the community by the Studio City Residents Association and Studio City Recreation Center.  The event, the largest to-date, saw thousands playing in more than 70 tons of snow, with slides, snowball fights and snowman making.  Guests attending the event donated more than 500 pieces of clothing, more than 250 pounds of food, as well as many boxes of books, toys and pet items to the onsite Festival of Giving, which benefitted the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry, St. Charles Service Center, the LAPD North Hollywood Division Gift and Food Drive, Pet Orphans, BookEnds and Iris Blossom Charities.  Guests also enjoyed samples from local restaurants, craft-making, free photos with Santa, food trucks and many other activities. This year’s event is set to be even more exciting with special surprises.  Guests are encouraged to bring canned and packaged food items (no glass please, new unwrapped toys, pet food and toys, and new/gently used books to donate for the holiday.  Everyone who donates items will be entered to win four (4) complimentary one-day admission tickets to Universal Studios Hollywood with Front of the Line passes, courtesy of NBCUniversal.  Donations this year will benefit the North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry, St. Charles Service Center, the LAPD North Hollywood Division Gift and Food Drive, Pet Orphans, Aviva Family & Children’s Services, and Iris Blossom Charities. Parking for the Festival is free with a free shuttle at CBS Studio Center, 4024 Radford, Studio City, CA  91604. Major supporters for the Fourth Annual Winter Family Festival include NBCUniversal, CBS Studio Center, and the BLVD Hotel & Spa. Presenting sponsors include the Studio City Improvement Association, the Studio City Neighborhood Council and a private donor. Event sponsors include the Studio City Farmers Market, the Studio City Chamber of Commerce, the Studio City Neighborhood Council, Star Parking, Studio City Lifestyle Magazine, Alan Taylor Real Estate, Bryan Abrams Real Estate, Shaolin American Self Defense Academy, Weintraub Real Estate Group and Blue Shield of California.

Sponsors

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Major Supporters

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Presenting Sponsor

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Event Sponsor

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A Taste of the Holidays

Featuring sampling by local restaurants.

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Festival of Giving

Please bring canned and packaged food (no glass please), new unwrapped toys, pet food and toys, and new/gently used books to donate for the holidays.  Check back often for updates on additional items to donate. This year’s festival benefits : North Hollywood Interfaith Food Pantry LAPD North Hollywood Division Gift and Food Drive St. Charles Service Center Pet Orphans and  Aviva Family & Children’s Services   If you would like to drop off your donations before the day of the Festival, donations will be accepted in the main office of Studio City Recreation Center (“Beeman Park”) on Thursday, December 11 through Saturday, December 13, from 10 am – 7 pm.

Performers

Campbell Hall Brazilian Percussion Ensemble Come listen to this ensemble as they bring the sounds of Rio’s famous Carnival to Studio City. Beeman Park Hip Hop Ballet and Guitar Group Join in the fun with this talented group of kids from the Studio City Recreation Center. ARC  Bell Choir The ARC Hand Bell Choir provides artistic expression for the musicians and lets the world know that people with developmental disabilities have many abilities. They perform special music using 4 and one half octaves — that’s  42 hand bells. Winter Family Festival Team Get ready for lots of energy, excitement, and entertainment from this team ! Walter Reed Jazz Band A